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lily® sugar’n cream® better be-leaf it crochet garland

Bring some greenery indoors with this happy string of tropical leaves! Simple stitches combined with clever shaping make each leaf fun to crochet. With so many vibrant shades of Lily® Sugar’n Cream® to chose from, you better be-Leaf it will look great in your space!
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Garland: Approx 85" [216 cm] long
  • Monstera Leaf: Approx 4½" x 6" [11.5 x 15 cm]
  • Umbrella Leaf: Approx 4½" x 4½" [11.5 x 11.5 cm]
  • Vine: Approx 3½" x 9" [9 x 23 cm] GAUGE 15 sc and 16 rows = 4" [10 cm]

NOTES:

  • Contrast A Teal (01133) 1 ball or 67 yds/62 m Note: 1 ball will make approx 8 Monstera Leaves.
  • Umbrella Leaf Contrast B Hot Green (01712) 1 ball or 101 yds/92 m Note: 1 ball will make approx 10 Umbrella Leaves.
  • Vine Contrast C Sage Green (00084) 1 ball or 92 yds/85 m Note: 1 ball will make approx 6 Vines

STITCH EXPLANATION(S):

  • Dc2(3)tog (Double Crochet 2(3) Together): (Yoh and draw up a loop in next stitch. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 2(3) times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook
  • Picot = Ch 3. Sl st in­ first ch

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Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:

MONSTERA LEAF (Make 5)

With A, ch 6. See diagram.

1st Rnd: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 3 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 3 sc in next ch. Working across opposite side of foundation ch, 1 hdc in next ch. 3 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 2 sc in next ch. Join with sl st to ­ rst sc. Do not turn.

Step 3

Beg Working in Rows as Follows:

2nd Row: (RS). Skip ­ rst sc. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in next hdc. 1 hdc in next dc. 3 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 sts. 1 hdc in next sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 2 sts. 3 dc in next dc. 1 hdc in next dc. 1 sc in next hdc. Sl st in next sc. Turn.

3rd Row: Sl st in next sc, hdc and each of next 2 dc. Ch 10. Skip next 5 sts. 1 sc in next sc (center sc of 3-sc group). Ch 6. Skip next 5 sts. 1 tr in next dc. Turn.

4th Row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 5 ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in next sc. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in each of next 6 ch. Turn, leaving rem 3 ch unworked.

5th Row: Ch 10. Skip ­ rst 7 sts. 1 sc in next sc. Ch 6. Skip next 6 sts. 1 tr in top of ch-3. Turn.

6th Row: Ch 3. Dc2tog over next 2 ch (counts as dc3tog). 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in next ch. 1 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. Dc3tog over next 3 ch. Turn, leaving rem 3 ch unworked.

7th Row: Ch 1. Working in front loops only, 1 sc in ­ rst st. 1 hdc in next dc. 3 dc in next dc. 1 hdc in next hdc. 1 sc in next sc. Sl st in next sc – place marker on this st. 1 sc in next sc. 1 hdc in next hdc. 3 dc in next dc. 1 hdc in next dc. 1 sc in last st. Fasten off.

Step 4

Edging and Stem: With RS facing, join A with sl st to marked st.

1st Rnd: Ch 6. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch – stem. Work 27 sc evenly around edge of Leaf to tip (last st of ­ rst rnd). Picot. Work 27 sc evenly around edge of Leaf to stem. Working across opposite side of foundation ch, sl st in each of next 5 ch. Sl st in ­ rst sc. Fasten off.

Step 5

UMBRELLA LEAF (Make 5)

 With B, ch 2. See diagram.

1st Rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to ­ rst sc.

2nd Rnd: Ch 4. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. Sl st in next sc of 1st rnd – 1st stem made. Ch 5. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 3 ch. Sl st in next sc of 1st rnd – 2nd stem made. Ch 6. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. Sl st in next sc of 1st rnd – 3rd stem made. Ch 5. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 3 ch. Sl st in next sc of 1st rnd – 4th stem made. Ch 4. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. Sl st in next sc of 1st rnd – 5th Stem made. Ch 8. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 6 ch. Sl st in next sc of 1st rnd – main stem made.

3rd Rnd:

1st Leaf: Working into opposite side of ch of 1st stem, sl st in ­first ch. 1 sc in next ch. 5 hdc in next ch. Picot. Working across opposite side of 1st stem, 5 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Sl st in next sc.

2nd Leaf: Working into opposite side of ch of 2nd stem, sl st in first ch. 1 sc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. Sl st in last hdc of 1st Leaf. 5 dc in next ch of 2nd stem. Picot. Working across opposite side of 2nd Stem, 5 dc in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Sl st in next sc.

Step 6

3rd Leaf: Working into opposite side of ch of 3rd stem, sl st in first ch. 1 sc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. Sl st in last dc of 2nd Leaf. 5 dc in next ch of 3rd stem. Picot. Working across opposite side of 3rd stem, 5 dc in next sc. 1 dc in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Sl st in next sc.

4th Leaf: Working into opposite side of ch of 4th stem, sl st in first ch. 1 sc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. Sl st in last dc of 3rd Leaf. 5 dc in next ch of 4th stem. Picot. Working across opposite side of 4th stem, 5 dc in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Sl st in next sc.

5th Leaf: Working into opposite side of ch of 5th stem, sl st in ­first ch. 1 sc in next ch. Sl st in last hdc of 4th Leaf. 5 hdc in next ch of 5th stem. Picot. Working across opposite side of 5th Stem, 5 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Sl st in next sc.

Main Stem: Working into opposite side of ch of main stem, sl st in each ch to end of ch. Join with sl st to ­ first sc. Fasten off.

Step 7

VINE (Make 5)

NOTE: Entire Vine is worked in 1 rnd with RS facing. Do not turn between Leaves.

With C, ch 12. See diagram.

1st Rnd:

First Leaf: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 tr in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Leave rem 4 ch unworked for stem.

Second Leaf: Ch 9. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 tr in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Leave rem ch unworked for stem.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Begin(ning)

Ch = Chain(s)

Contrast A = Teal 

Contrast B = Hot Green

Contrast C = Sage Green 

Dc = Double Crochet

Dc2(3)tog = Double Crochet 2(3) Together

Hdc = Half Double Crochet

Rem = Remain(ing)

Rep = Repeat

RS = Right Side

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

Sc = Single Crochet

Sl st = Slip Stitch

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Tr = Treble Crochet

Yoh = Yarn Over


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